“Emma impersonating Emma is the best thing ever”: Even Emma Watson Will be Impressed to See Emma Mackey Channel Her Inner Hermione

Emma Mackey’s mesmerizing Hermione Granger impersonation that even Emma Watson would applaud.

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  • During an interview alongside Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Emma Mackey channeled her inner Hermione Granger.
  • Reading Emma Watson’s famous Harry Potter lines, Mackey delivered an iconic impersonation of the character.
  • Fans were thrilled by Emma Mackey’s recreation of the beloved moment from the Harry Potter series.
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In a delightful twist of celebrity magic, Emma Mackey, famously known for her role in Sex Education, stepped into the iconic shoes of Emma Watson. Appearing alongside her co-star Oliver Jackson-Cohen from her 2022 movie Emily, Mackey delivered Hermione Granger’s famous lines from the Harry Potter films. 

Emma Mackey as Maeve Wiley in Sex education
Emma Mackey as Maeve Wiley in Sex Education | Eleven, Netflix

Pulling off the extraordinary feat of impersonating Emma Watson’s beloved character, Hermione Granger, Emma Mackey left fans stunned to the core. The actress appeared flawlessly channeling her inner Hermione during the scene and later admitted how she always wanted to play the iconic Harry Potter character. 

Emma Mackey’s Stunning Impersonation of Emma Watson’s Hermione Granger 

Sharing the screen with Oliver Jackson-Cohen in her 2022 movie Emily, Emma Mackey appeared for an interview with LADbible to promote the film. During the interview, amid discussions about their film, the actors got involved in a game segment of delivering famous lines from iconic movies. 


During one such moment, Emma Mackey, known for her striking performances and onscreen charisma, took on the role of Hermione Granger with such perfection that it would even make the Sorting Hat pause for a while. Selecting a card from the box in front of them, Mackey delivered Emma Watson’s iconic lines from Philosopher’s Stone

Emma Mackey and Oliver Jackson-Cohen from Emily (2022)
Emma Mackey and Oliver Jackson-Cohen from Emily (2022) | Warner Bros.

I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another — let me start again. You know what I’m doing anyway, don’t you? Mackey asked. 

“Wait no!” Jackson-Cohen giggled. 

“What? What? Surely. I’m going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get us killed or worse expelled… I’m not an owl.” Mackey impersonated. 

“Hermione,” Jackson-Cohen replied. 

“Yes. I’ve been waiting my whole life for that moment.” Mackey confessed. 

Channeling the classic Gryffindor character, Emma Mackey evoked the spirit of Emma Watson’s Hermione with a captivating blend of grace and wit. Her flawless dialogue delivery and depiction of Hermione felt as if J.K. Rowling’s beloved character had stepped out of the pages and into the present day.

Fans Believe, Even Emma Watson Would Applaud Emma Mackey’s Delivery 

While Emma Mackey admitted to looking forward to this day for a while, when she would get the opportunity to play Emma Watson’s beloved character, the actress undoubtedly turned the moment into a fan’s dream. Recalling the nostalgic enchantment of the film series, as Mackey delivered the dialogue, she left fans with smiles on their faces. 


For most fans, it was a rare opportunity to see Hermione Granger in a new light, through the eyes of Emma Mackey, who is often praised for her own compelling performances. Therefore, taking to the comments, fans shared their opinions about Mackey in her Harry Potter alter-ego.

Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | Warner Bros Pictures
Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | Warner Bros.

“Emma impersonating Emma is the best thing ever.” 

“The hair flip on the OWL line is marvelous.” 

“I love her accent and voice when she says ‘surely!’”

“She got the tone perfectly.” 

“OMG her impressions was spot on. When she shouted ‘I’m not an owl’… Perfect and hilarious.” 

“That was actually the best Hermione impression I’ve ever heard in my life. It literally couldn’t have been better.” 

Addressing how stunningly Emma Mackey paid tribute to Emma Watson’s role, netizens claimed that her impersonation deserved applause from the original Harry Potter star. Eventually, in the end, Mackey’s spellbinding portrayal of Hermione, alongside Oliver Jackson-Cohen’s hilarious attempt at figuring out the character, rekindled the magic of the Harry Potter film that first captivated millions.

Harry Potter movies are available on Max. 


Emily is available on Paramount+. 


Written by Krittika Mukherjee

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